Focus area: New frontiers in microbiology
An interview with Roxana Shafiee
Roxana Shafiee is part of the Doctoral Training Partnership in environmental research funded by the Natural Environmental Research Council (NERC), at the University of Oxford, and a member of the Microbiology Society. In this interview, she tells us more about her research on archaea and its role in the biogeochemical nitrogen cycle.
An interview with Professor Terry McGenity
Terry McGenity is Professor of Environmental Microbiology at the University of Essex and a member of the Microbiology Society. In this interview, he tells us more about his research, which focuses on investigating haloarchaea and the biodegradation of volatile organic compounds and tells us more about why he thinks microbiology matters.
An interview with Vicky Smith
Vicky Smith is a PhD student at the University of Nottingham, UK. In this interview, she tells us more about her PhD project which focuses on the DNA replication of halophile Haloferax volcanii.
An interview with Professor Orkun Soyer
Orkun Soyer is a Professor in the department of Life Sciences at the University of Warwick and a member of the Microbiology Society. In this interview, he tells us more about his research which involves understanding the structure and response dynamics of biological systems from an evolutionary perspective and using these in systems and synthetic biology.